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v. mum·mi·fied, mum·mi·fy·ing, mum·mi·fies
1. To make into a mummy by embalming and drying.
2. To cause to shrivel and dry up.
To shrivel or dry up like a mummy.
mum′mi·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
1. (Archaeology) (tr) to preserve the body of (a human or animal) as a mummy
2. (intr) to dry up; shrivel
3. (tr) to preserve (an outdated idea, institution, etc) while making lifeless
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v. -fied, -fy•ing. v.t.
1. to make (a dead body) into a mummy.
2. to make (something) resemble a mummy.v.i.
3. to dry or shrivel up.
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Past participle: mummified
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|Verb||1.||mummify - preserve while making lifeless; "mummified ideas and institutions should be gotten rid of"|
|2.||mummify - remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it; "Th Egyptians mummified their pharaohs"|
embalm - preserve a dead body
|3.||mummify - dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; "a mummified body was found"|
shrink, shrivel, shrivel up, wither - wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"
mummify - remove the organs and dry out (a dead body) in order to preserve it; "Th Egyptians mummified their pharaohs"
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A. VT → momificar
B. VI → momificarse
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
mummify[ˈmʌmɪfaɪ] vt → momifier
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
vti → mumifizieren
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
mummify[ˈmʌmɪˌfaɪ] vt → mummificare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995